Stirling Moss called the short-wheelbase version of the Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta “the greatest Ferrari road car, perhaps the greatest road car of any make.” Only 103 such cars were produced, and the very last of them to roll out of the Ferrari factory will be offered for sale at Artcurial Motorcars’ Retromobile sale early next year in Paris.
Nearly 40 Formula One racing cars that were in competition from 1967 to 1984 are scheduled to participate in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion which takes place August 13-16 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
New for the 2015 Fall Carlisle gathering, September 30-October 4, will be an area dedicated to true collectable antiques, just not cars. Known as the North Side Collectors Corner, the new area joins the car coral and two-day auction.
Saturday, August 1, in Sacramento, California, the California Automobile Museum hosts a car cruise and show featuring the Gig Garcia Band, a beer garden, food trucks, and vendor shopping. The cruise is set to begin at 4:00 p.m. at Sacramento State University and travels along Fair Oaks Boulevard, ending in a car show at 5:00 p.m. on Fulton Avenue between El Camino and Marconi. Continue reading
A 1934 Packard dual-cowl sport phaeton owned by Larry Nannini of Colma, California, was awarded Best In Show at the 2015 Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance on the campus of Pacific Universiry in Forest Grove, Oregon, 25 miles west of Portland.
An Arctic White 1967 Chevrolet Corvette built by Mike Goldman Customs and owned by Sonny and Debbie Freeman of Lafayette, Louisiana, was awarded Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Street Machine of the Year at the 18th PPG Nationals Held in Columbus, Ohio, where the Street Rod of the Year crown went to Rowe’s Millington, Tennessee-based 1937 Chevy coupe.
A multiple award-winning 1927 Ford Model T street-rod roadster named Chocolate Rose, originally built to compete in the America’s Most Beautiful Roadster pageant at the 2014 Grand National Roadster Show, will be one of the highlights of Russo and Steele’s 15th annual auction in Monterey next month. Continue reading
Ah, the things we collect and save. You never know what they’ll be worth someday. Well, not unless you offer them up for sale at an event such as the recent and inaugural Mecum Road Art auction, where 90 percent of the more than 950 consignments sold for a total of $1,369,752. Continue reading
Bonhams has announced the consignment of two Scarab Grand Prix racing cars and the Reventlow Automobiles Inc.’s (RAI) Fiat-Bartoletti transporter for its Goodwood Revival Sale, scheduled for September 12.
Mecum returns to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for its second annual auction with an estimated 1,000 collector cars and hundreds of vintage motorcycles and antique tractors. Continue reading